The Internet is a veritable treasure trove of archival celebrity images, and more often than not, this results in some mind-blowing discoveries. Today, a relatively routine Google search of Alexa Chung turned quite revelatory when we discovered the above image of Chung on a runway in 2003.
Yes, that's the very same Alexa Chung whose every sartorial step we monitor and adore—as a budding 20-year-old model. She looks gorgeous, of course, but she looks completely different, too. The long hair! The lack of bangs! The smoky eye!
Do you agree that Alexa Chung is virtually unrecognizable in the above photo from 2003? Tell us in the comments below, and shop our favourite Chung-approved pieces too!
Céline Medium Classic Bag in Bicolor Box Calfskin ($3171)
For day-to-night dressing, you’ll want a printed dress. Wear it with sandals or booties in the day then swap in heels and add a moto jacket for a night out.
ASOS A Line Skater Dress in Texture in Large Floral Print ($63) in Multi